President Trump’s Racist Appeals Get More and More Explicit

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The president of the United States passed along the following tweet this morning:

This video has nothing to do with BLM, nothing to do with ANTIFA, and nothing to do with the violence in Portland or Kenosha. It’s just an excuse to put up a random video of a Black guy shoving a white woman. In other words, it’s pure racist incitement. Disgusting.

UPDATE: The original source of this video has been suspended by Twitter. Here’s a single frame from the video that gives you a sense of what the scene looked like.

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